Temperatures rose to 105 degrees in the Bakersfield area Tuesday afternoon. Not everyone was miserable, though. A group of family and friends splashed their way to relief in the Kern River near Yokuts Park. A high of 106 degrees is forecasted Wednesday with temperatures hovering at or near 100 degrees through the weekend.

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Ed

Lets all go jump in the river it seems so appealing. Not 1 life jacket, lets show the next picture- Search and Rescue pulling out the victims.....

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